No need for pupils or parents to panic over 2017 applications - CPUT

Parents and pupils can rest assured that 2017 applications are still being captured at CPUT, despite recent protests and disruptions.

CPUT media liason Lauren Kansley says the application process has been affected by student unrest on campus, but officials are working off-site to get through application forms.

While it has been delayed and negatively affected, the process is ongoing at off-site locations.

Lauren Kansley, CPUT media liason

An “in progress” application means that the application is in hands of various faculties.

According to Kansley, different faculties also have different protocols and selection citeria before confirming placement for the coming academic year.

She says it is completely normal for some applications to be pending at this stage and advises that some pupils receive provisional acceptance as late as January.

There are at least 10 000 spots for first year students at CPUT, chosen from approximately 50 000 applications.

Concerned parties can e-mail applications@cput.ac.za to get a status update on their application.

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